Dear colleagues and friends,

It is a difficult time for Canadians who have family, friends and emotional attachments to #Ukraine as well as neighbouring countries. World events currently unfolding may create additional concerns and worries for you, your family and your colleagues. At times like this, it is helpful to access supports and resources that are available to us. Using the links below, you will find useful information about living with uncertainty, post-traumatic stress, how to talk to children about tragedy, and ways to manage stress and anxiety.  

Public servants can contact the Employee Assistance Program at 1-800-268-7708 and TTY: 1-800-567-5803 telecommunication device for people with hearing impairment.

Canadians in need of consular assistance should contact Global Affairs Canada’s 24/7 Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa at:

Phone: +1 613 996 8885


SMS: +1 613 686 3658

Stay safe, stay well!



Waheed Khan

President, National Consultation Team